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Rohr Drops Victor Moses, Odey From Bafana Clash

Chelsea right wingback Victor Moses has been excluded from the list of 23 players invited for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa's Bafana Bafana

Zambia Knocks Germany Out Of Fifa U-20 World Cup

African under-20 champions, Zambia dug deep to beat Germany 4-3 after extra-time and advance to the quarter-finals of the Under-20 World Cup in South Korea.

Manchester United Rated Most Valuable Club In Europe

Manchester United, at €3bn (£2.6bn), has been rated the most valuable football club in Europe.

Arsenal Confirm Two-year Contract Extension For Arsene Wenger

Arsenal Football Club and Arsène Wenger have agreed a two-year extension to his contract as manager.

Ian Wright Urges Onyekuru On As Arsenal Agree £6.8m Transfer Fee

Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has thrown his support behind the imminent signing of Henry Onyekuru.
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Solomon Dalung Declares #BBNaija Efe Nigerian Youths Ambassador

Winner of the 2017 Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Efe has been declared 'Nigeria Youth Ambassador' by the minister of youths and sports, Solomon Dalung.

All Delta Schools Must Have Sporting Facilities – Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta state has declared that schools in the state must have sporting facilities before they can be approved to function.

Dalung Urges Contestants To Abide By Rules Ahead Federations Polls

Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has advised all contestants in the national sports federations elections to abide by the guidelines.
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Senate Legalises Nigeria Football Federation

The Bill which seeks to legalise the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been passed by the Nigerian Senate after third reading. The passage followed a clause-by-clause consideration and a voice vote.
Arsene Wenger celebrates as Arsenal reach The FA Cup final/Photo: Reuters

Arsene Wenger Agrees Two-year Contract

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has agreed to a new two-year contract, bringing to end speculation about his future.

Alcohol Not Involved In My Arrest – Tiger Woods

American golfer, Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday.

Borussia Dortmund Sack Thomas Tuchel

Borussia Dortmund have parted ways with their manager, Thomas Tuchel just three days after they won the DFB Pokal Cup final.

Luciano Spalletti Leaves Roma After 16 Months In Charge

Roma have parted company with head coach Luciano Spalletti after finishing second in Serie A this season.

Wenger’s Future Expected To Be Decided Today

Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal is expected to become clearer after the crucial board meeting set to hold on Tuesday.

ABS FC To Pen 5-year Sponsorship Deal With Puma

Nigeria top-flight club ABS FC have said they will pen a five-year sponsorship deal with global sports outfit Puma.
Wolfsburg players celebrate Bundesliga safety/Photo: Reuters

Osimhen’s VfL Wolfsburg Seal Bundesliga Status

Euro 2016-winner Vieirinha scored the vital goal that ensured VfL Wolfsburg's place in the Bundesliga with a 1-0 win away at Eintracht Braunschweig.

We Won’t Elect New Board Members On 13 June – NBBF

Elections onto the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) will not hold on 13 June as earlier fixed by the Federal Ministry of Sports, spokesperson of the federation said on Monday.

Police Arrest Tiger Woods For Allegedly Driving Under Influence

The police in Florida, United States, have arrested golf superstar Tiger Woods on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Barcelona Confirm Ernesto Valverde As New Manager

Barcelona have announced Ernesto Valverde as their new manager following Luis Enrique’s departure.

#BBNaija: Uriel Begs Anthony Joshua For Marriage Proposal (Video)

One of the 2017 Big Brother Naija reality TV stars Uriel has decided to take the bold step of asking for a marriage proposal from Nigerian-British boxer, Anthony Joshua.
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